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Marketing Legend Tom Burrell Will Receive First Betsy Plank Lifetime Mentoring Award

September 15th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Tom Burrell, founder of Burrell Communications, is the first recipient of the Betsy Plank Lifetime Mentoring Award. One of the missions of the Plank Center is to recognize and promote the critical role mentors play helping to develop leaders and advance the profession. A legend in marketing communications, Tom Burrell will receive his award […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Mentorship

How to Navigate First Job Offer After Graduation

July 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet I heard this week from two former students who are anxiously waiting for job offers after surviving intensive interviews and reference checking. Their questions range from “Should I negotiate a higher salary?” to “What are the typical benefits that I should ask about?” Shortly after those conversations, I received a great guide from Pat […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Job Search

Chicago’s Young PR Pro Cites Value of 5 Internships Before Landing Full-Time Gig

June 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet“I’ve paid my dues through two internships so I’m ready for a full-time job,” proclaimed a 23-year-old PR graduate who recently turned down several internship opportunities as she waits for a permanent position. I wished her luck. The next evening, I attended PRSA Chicago’s Skyline Awards where the recipient of the Young Professional of the […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Future Leaders

Day in the Life: Q&A with Joe Cohen

May 29th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy James Shackelford JOE: I serve as CCO of AXIS Capital, a global leader in specialty insurance and reinsurance. My responsibilities include oversight of all external and internal communications across AXIS’ 30+ offices throughout 16 countries and four continents. Before joining AXIS, I led comms for KIND Healthy Snacks and, prior to that, served as […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Day in the Life · Guest Post

Welcome to the Workplace

May 21st, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By John Millen Congratulations on your college graduation! You might have heard amazing commencement speeches with advice on your role in changing the world; on thinking globally but acting locally; on finding your bliss and living your dreams. That is all good and inspirational advice. You should follow your dreams. But as a veteran […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Future Leaders · Guest Post